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Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 7:49 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By rabbit73
It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the...

It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the splitter loss stays the same.

If the signals are OK with one TV (with preamp if needed), add a 4-way splitter.
If the signals are then too weak,...
Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 7:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30...

I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30 degrees true and be happy with what you get. More effort will not get you much more.

Try it without a preamp first on just one TV. How many TVs are you...
Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 7:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
If you click on the Transmitter Distances in the...

If you click on the Transmitter Distances in the rabbitears.info report, you will see terrain profiles that show you are indeed in a hole, which makes reception more difficult.
...
Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 6:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of your report: ...

This is an image of your report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3499&d=1566758111

This is a link to a report by rabbitears.info which should have a more accurate list of...
Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 6:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report. WTNH ABC is on real...

Thank you for the report. WTNH ABC is on real channel 10, which is a VHF-High channel. Your antenna is primarily designed for UHF, so it doesn't perform well on WTNH.

The TVFool reports have a few...
Forum: Antennas Yesterday, 5:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, ssharnick; welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, ssharnick; welcome to the forum.

Please post a TVFool report, using exact address (which will not show), so that we can see what the signals look like at your location....
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By rabbit73
It's probably because of temperature inversion. ...

It's probably because of temperature inversion.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3497&d=1566737536


Definition of subrefraction

: a state of refraction (as of the...
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 2:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By rabbit73
WFSB-DT (Digital) Channel: 33 (3.1) Network:...

WFSB-DT (Digital)
Channel: 33 (3.1)
Network: CBS
Maximum ERP: 1000.000 kW Horizontal
Coordinates:
41.775100, -72.805098
Antenna Height Above Average Terrain: 947' 288.8m
Antenna Height Above...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Aug-2019, 8:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
budh9534 on AVS had a similar tripod problem. He...

budh9534 on AVS had a similar tripod problem. He wanted two legs on one side of the peak to be 32 inches apart to match the rafters, and the other leg would be on the other side of the peak at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 2:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Richard Your previous TVFool report...

Hello, Richard

Your previous TVFool report is no longer on the server:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd6dbf19cecb97a

and a current TVFool report isn't accurate:...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 7:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the...

A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the Winegard HD7698P might pick up some of the Rochester VHF channels.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 6:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
We don't really know what he would get because...

We don't really know what he would get because the signal reports assume that the antenna is in the clear and there are no TREES or buildings in the signal path. He will just have to try it.

My...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 5:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
There are several ways of looking at a terrain...

There are several ways of looking at a terrain profile beween a transmitter and his location.

If you click on the rabbitears.info report for his location...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 3:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of his signal report: ...

This is an image of his signal report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3486&d=1565882026

The above report is based on his address, which is from a marker further down the...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 1:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information. I...

Thank you for the additional information.

I looked at the satellite view. You are right; it does look worse than your location. He is surrounded by trees that will block TV signals:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Aug-2019, 7:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Dagwood Thank you for the report for...

Hello, Dagwood

Thank you for the report for your friend.

There is only one strong signal in the green, none in yellow, 4 in the red, and the rest in grey are very weak. Doesn't look very...
Forum: Antennas 13-Aug-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By rabbit73
Here is a file from holl_ands for a channel 3 to...

Here is a file from holl_ands for a channel 3 to 5 Log-Yagi that has two active elements and a parasitic reflector and directors. Note that the gain curve is fairly flat across the design bandwidth,...
Forum: Antennas 13-Aug-2019, 7:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By rabbit73
I also think that would probably be true. The...

I also think that would probably be true. The bandwidth of a Yagi can be increased by increasing the element diameter and adjusting the spacing of the elements, but it will probably be at the expense...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Aug-2019, 7:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By rabbit73
GroundUrMast gave you a link above that shows the...

GroundUrMast gave you a link above that shows the terrain profile for the WQED signal. This is another profile using different software:
...
Forum: Antennas 9-Aug-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 44,398
Posted By rabbit73
Good article; thanks for the link. His noise...

Good article; thanks for the link.

His noise level (-50 dBm) during a test was even higher than mine.

Pete Putman mentions KSNV on channel 2. In June of 2012 I tried to help a poster in Las...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 7:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By rabbit73
I don't really know. I would have to have both in...

I don't really know. I would have to have both in my possession. My wild guess from what others have posted is that they are very similar, except the boom for the 751E is in two sections. This allows...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By rabbit73
So, yet another change. They reverted to the...

So, yet another change. They reverted to the original design, but used the 2-section boom like for the 7511.

Where did you buy that 751E?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By rabbit73
You got lucky that the splitter in reverse as a...

You got lucky that the splitter in reverse as a combiner worked.

If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it.:)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 7:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By rabbit73
The HDB4X is sold as a VHF/UHF antenna, but it is...

The HDB4X is sold as a VHF/UHF antenna, but it is primarily a UHF antenna that will pick up VHF signals if they are very strong.

If you combine the 751 and the HDB4X with a splitter in reverse,...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 7:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By rabbit73
Uh-Oh, have I overloaded your input? Don't...

Uh-Oh, have I overloaded your input?

Don't let it bother you. The correct solution is whatever works best for you

RCA made it more complicated when they used the same model number for different...
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